Remember a loved one this Father’s Day with Barnardo’s campaign

Barnardo’s is giving people the opportunity to make a dedication in memory of their loved ones this Father’s Day. The Barnardo’s Father’s Day campaign allows people to remember all father figures who have passed away by uploading a written tribute and photo onto a special dedication page and making a donation to the children’s charity in their memory. The campaign has already been supported by long-term fundraiser Simon Court from Tunbridge Wells whose father, Peter Court, was a Barnardo’s boy. Peter was born in 1922 and was in the Barnardo’s…

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Barnardo’s thanks their amazing volunteers

Barnardo’s is marking the launch of Volunteers’ Week by celebrating its army of kind-hearted individuals, who donate their time to help the charity support thousands of vulnerable children and young people. People volunteer for the UK’s leading children’s charity in a number of ways, from volunteering in retail shops, with Children’s Services or assisting with fundraising efforts. This Volunteers Week, Barnardo’s is highlighting the fantastic level of support in its shops and the amazing volunteers who help to keep them running so successfully and smoothly. One example is the charity’s…

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Charity calls for people to ‘spark joy’ by donating pre-loved clothes during its ‘Big Spring Clean’ initiative

Barnardo’s is calling for people across the UK to take inspiration from tidying sensation Marie Kondo and spring clean their cupboards of any clothes which no longer spark joy. Marie Kondo’s hit Netflix show ‘Tidying Up With Marie Kondo’ sees the author urging families to only hold onto items which “spark joy” to create more space and organisation in their homes. As households across the UK embark on their own spring cleans, Barnardo’s is encouraging people to donate any pre-loved clothes to its shops, where they will not only spark…

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Little feet can make a big difference this June as Barnardo’s Big Toddle returns to raise money for vulnerable children

Children, families and nurseries are being called on to put their best foot forward for Barnardo’s, as the charity announces 2018’s Big Toddle raised an incredible £231,512.   Last year’s Barnardo’s annual Big Toddle fundraiser saw thousands of under-fives take part in short, sponsored “toddles” to raise money for the UK’s largest children’s charity, which supports more than 301,000 children, young people, parents and carers across the UK. The charity is now once again calling for children, families and nurseries to join in the fun this summer as Big Toddle…

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Banking on Barnardo’s raises an incredible £297,000 to support the UK’s most vulnerable children

Financial sector leaders raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for the most vulnerable children and young people supported by Barnardo’s, the UK’s leading children’s charity. The second Banking on Barnardo’s fundraising event, held on March 13 at London’s iconic Merchant Taylor’s Hall, was an opportunity for the financial sector to come together in support of Barnardo’s and the causes it champions.  The evening was attended by 240 leaders from the financial services industry who raised over £297,000for the charity and follows the success of the first event in 2016. During…

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